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A P R O U D H E R I T A G E O F E X P E R I E N C E & Q U A L I T Y

W I N EC E L L A R

V T - 3 4 T S ( 3 4 B O T T L E )

O W N E R ’ S M A N U A L

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Y O U RW I N EC E L L A R

This unit can be used for Storage and/or Service. The unit has a glass door and soft interior light that you can leave on to elegantly display your wine.

S E R V I N GW I N E S

Storing wines at the proper temperature is important. To preserve them as long as possible, wine should be stored at approximately 55° Fahrenheit. However, the chart below suggests the optimal drinking temperature for the different styles of wine.

°C

°F

Wine Style

 

 

 

19

66

Armagnac, Brandy, Cognac

 

 

 

18

64

Full Bodied Red wines, Shiraz

 

 

 

17

62

Tawny Port

 

 

 

15

59

Medium Bodied Red Wines

 

 

 

14

57

Amontillado Sherry

 

 

 

13

55

Light Bodied Red Wines

 

 

 

12

54

Full Bodied White Wines

 

 

 

11

52

Medium Bodied White Wines

 

 

 

10

50

Rosé, Light Bodied White Wines

 

 

 

9

48

Vintage Sparkling

 

 

 

8

46

Fino Sherry

 

 

 

7

45

Non Vintage Sparkling

 

 

 

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General Operating Instructions

Remove all external and internal packaging from your wine cellar. Be sure that all parts have been included before discarding any packaging materials. You may want to keep the box and packing materials for use at a later date.

Upon receipt and inspection of unit, the supply cord must be replaced if it is damaged. Contact our customer service at 1-800-777-8466or info@vinotemp.com.

Let the unit rest UNPLUGGED for 24 hours once you have it placed in your home.

Please fully read the instruction manual.

Save these instructions.

Please read and follow all safety rules and operating instructions before using.

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Table of Contents

PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS...................................

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .........................

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CORD INSTRUCTIONS .............................................

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WINE CELLAR INSTALLATION...................................

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS.....................................

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TEMPERATURE CONTROL.........................................

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CLEANING AND CARE..............................................

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MOVING YOUR WINE CELLAR ...................................

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TROUBLESHOOTING..............................................

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TERMS OF SALE AND WARRANTY............................

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PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

 

 

 

1.

Control Panel

 

2.

Hinge Cover

 

3.

Light

 

4.

Standard Shelf

 

5.

Display Shelf

 

6.

Foot

 

 

 

Type

1 Temp.

Item Number

VT-34TS

Bottle Capacity

Approx. 34

 

 

Dimension (HxWxD)

33"×19"×19.3"

 

 

Weight

59.4 Lbs

 

 

Power Consumption

0.0858 kW.h/24h

 

 

Cooling System

R134a

Ambient Temp. Range

50 110°F

 

 

Temperature Range

40 65°F

 

 

Rated Voltage

120V

Rated Frequency

60Hz

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Input Power

85W

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury.

1.Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Other uses are not recommended and may cause fire, electric shock or injury.

2.This product is intended for indoor, household use.

3.To protect against electric shock, do not immerse unit, plug or cord in water or other liquids. Avoid locating the unit in moist areas.

4.Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the unit.

5.Unplug from the outlet when not in use, when moving from one location to another, or before cleaning.

6.To disconnect the appliance, grip the plug and pull it from the wall outlet. Never pull by the cord.

7.Do not operate the appliance in the presence of explosive and/or flammable fumes.

8.Do not place the appliance or any of its parts near an open flame, cooking or other heating appliance.

9.Do not operate the appliance with a damaged cord or plug. If the product malfunctions, or if it is dropped or damaged in any manner, do not use.

10.The use of attachments is not recommended and may be hazardous.

11.Do not operate if the housing is removed or damaged.

12.A loose fit plug may cause overheating and a distortion of the plug. Contact a qualified electrician to replace loose or worn outlet.

13.This appliance is designed to free standing only (not meant for built-ininstallation).

14.The wine cellar is intended for use in a controlled ambient location such that the ambient temperature does not exceed 110°F.

15.Locate the unit away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater, radiator, etc.). Direct sunlight may affect/alter the outside color of the appliance.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or personal injury, unplug or disconnect the appliance from the power supply before servicing.

WARNING: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old wine cellar, take off the door and leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

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CORD INSTRUCTIONS

For your protection, this unit should be properly grounded. Unit is equipped with a 3-conductorcord set that has a molded3-pronggroundingtype plug, and should be used in combination with a properly connectedgrounding-typeoutlet as shown in figure A.

It is not recommended to use this wine cellar

with an extension cord or power board. Please ensure that the appliance is plugged directly into the electrical outlet.

WINE CELLAR INSTALLATION

Remove the exterior and interior packaging before use.

Check to be sure you have all of the parts and 1 owner’s manual.

Place your wine cellar on a flat, dry surface that is strong enough to support the unit when fully loaded.

This unit is designed for free standing installation only.

Do not place heavy objects on top of the unit.

Unit is not designed for installation in a garage, basement, or any other location where a controlled ambient environment between 60° and 90°F cannot be maintained.

Do not place the unit in direct sunlight or near sources of heat. Extreme hot and cold ambient temperatures may cause the unit not to perform properly or increase electrical consumption.

Do not place the unit next to a major appliance that emits large amounts of heat, such as a dishwasher, microwave, oven, etc.

Do not plug unit into the same outlet as a refrigerator or microwave.

Before connecting the appliance to the power source, let it stand upright for approximately 24 hours. This will reduce the possibility of a malfunction in the cooling system from handling during transportation.

Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth before first use.

IMPORTANT: To function correctly, wine cooler needs a minimum of 1 inch clearance on each side and 4 inches clearance at the back side.

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

1)Gently place/slide the racks into the wine cellar.

2)Determine the best temperature setting to use.

3)Place bottles inside the cooler.

4)Plug the power cord into a standard grounded electrical outlet.

5)Limit the frequency of opening the door to conserve energy and maintain proper storage temperature.

6)You can turn the interior light on and off by touching the button labeled with a light on the control panel.

Important: When using the wine cellar for the first time, allow at least 24 hours for the internal temperature to adjust properly. Make sure there are at least 3 to 5 bottles in the unit.

TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Your wine cooler has a touchscreen control panel located on the upper part of the glass door.

Setting the temperature:

You can manually adjust the temperature. Simply press the down arrow button on the control panel to decrease the temperature and the up arrow button to increase the temperature by 1 degree increments inside the wine cellar. The temperature range for this unit is from 39°F (4°C) to 65°F (18°C).

To switch the temperate display from showing Celsius and Fahrenheit, press the C/F button.

Control Panel Lock:

Your wine cooler is equipped with an automatic control panel lock function. This feature will prevent any unwanted changes to your temperature or power settings.

The lock function will activate automatically 12 seconds after the last time a button is pushed on the control panel.

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To unlock the control panel, press and hold the down arrow button and up arrow button for 3 seconds. The control panel will beep and blink indicating that the control panel is active and the settings can be changed.

Important: In order to operate efficiently, this product should be in an environment with an ambient temperature of less than 110°F.

CLEANING AND CARE

Always unplug the wine cellar before cleaning.

Do not use benzene, scrubbing brushes or chemical cleaners as these will damage the unit.

Use only a mild, nonabrasive cleanser to clean the exterior of the cabinet.

Clean the stainless steel door and handle by wiping with a warm water and baking soda solution. The solution should be about 2 tablespoons of baking soda to a quart of water.

Wash the racks with a mild detergent solution.

Always dry all parts with a clean dry cloth before plugging the wine cellar back into the receptacle.

MOVING YOUR WINE CELLAR

Always unplug the wine cellar before moving.

Always remove all bottles before moving the wine cellar.

Securely tape down all loose items (shelves) inside your appliance.

Tape the door shut.

Be careful of cabinet legs to avoid damage when moving.

Be sure the wine cellar stays in the upright position during transportation

Protect the outside of appliance with a blanket or similar item when moving as needed.

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TROUBLESHOOTING

You can solve many common wine cellar problems easily, saving you the cost of a possible service call. Try the suggestion below to see if you can solve the problem before contacting Vinotemp at info@vinotemp.com.

SYMPTOM

POSSIBLE CAUSE

Door will not close

The wine cellar is not level.

properly.

The shelves are out of position.

 

The door was reversed and not properly installed.

 

The door gasket is dirty.

 

A bottle in the cellar is too long.

Unit does not

Check that unit is plugged into the wall socket.

operate—doesnot

Make sure the wall socket has power. If outlet is controlled

have power

by a wall switch, make sure switch is set to on. Test wall

 

socket functionality by testing another electrical appliance

 

in the power socket.

Power is ON but

Make sure there are at least 3 to 5 bottles in the unit.

the unit will not

When using the unit for the first time, it can take up to 24

cool.

hours to reach the desired temperature.

 

If the room temperature is at the high end of the ambient

 

temperature range, it may have more difficulty achieving

 

a low internal temperature.

 

To achieve accurate temperature control, the unit should

 

not be used or operated in any of the following locations:

 

O In a sunny place, a room with poor air circulation such

 

as a garage or near another heat-producingappliance

 

such as a dishwasher, oven or refrigerator.

 

O With an outlet shared with a refrigerator, as the

 

refrigerator will drain power from the wine cellar.

 

Make sure the cooler has proper clearances at side and

 

rear and is located in a well-ventilatedarea.

 

Door is not closed tightly or is being opened too

 

frequently.

 

 

Fan is always

This is simply a function of the cooling system. The lower

running.

the setting, the more the fan will run. If the room is very

 

warm, the cooler will run more.

 

The unit has been designed to run continuously when

 

operating at the lower temperatures.

 

 

Vibrations

Check to make sure the wine cellar is level.

 

 

Frost appears in

Either too much humidity or too low of temperature inside

cabinet (on back).

cabinet. Unplug cooler and allow to manually defrost.

 

Reconnect when ice has melted. If problem persists,

 

contact for service instructions.

Inside light

In some instances, this is normal. The light may flash

flashes.

when the automatic defrost function starts to work.

 

Set temperature is higher than inner temperature. Adjust

 

temperature to resolve.

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